Steve Jobs birthday wishes fly on Twitter
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SAN FRANCISCO — Twitter was abuzz on Friday with loving words for Steve Jobs on what would have been the late Apple co-founder’s 57th birthday.
“Happy birthday Steve Jobs,” read a post from Apple-centric blog Cult of the Mac. “The whole world misses you.”
Jobs’ birthday was among the top five trends at Twitter.
Those feeding the torrent of messages tweeted through the day ranged from young folks who cherished their iPods to major corporations or publications paying tribute to how Jobs changed lives around the globe.
“Innovation won’t be the same without you,” read a Jobs birthday message at the official Twitter account of General Electric.
Rolling Stone magazine tweeted a link to a 2003 interview with Jobs focused on Apple’s move into digital music.
Someone using the name of the Darth Vader character from “Star Wars” jokingly tweeted about trying to convince film-maker George Lucas to add Jobs’ ghost to those in the closing scene of the final film in the blockbuster series.
Popular tweets included famous Jobs’ quotes including “The ones who are crazy enough to think they can change the world are the ones who do.”
Jean-Luc Palumbo tweeted that he hoped Jobs was enjoying “iHeaven.”
The Apple co-founder and mind behind the wildly popular iPod, iPad and iPhone devices died in October after battling pancreatic cancer.
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